Twin Studies: Software and Algorithms


The implementation and advantages of likelihood‐based model fitting approaches to the analysis of data collected from MZ and DZ twins. Estimation of heritability and environmental components of variance that contribute to individual differences.

Keywords: heritability; model‐fitting; likelihood; statistics; data analysis; Mx


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Neale, Michael C(Jul 2006) Twin Studies: Software and Algorithms. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005425]